Edwardsville Crime

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  • Police make arrest in 2002 murder and dismemberment ...

    Friday Aug 28 | via The Times-Tribune 

    More than 13 years ago, the smoking, dismembered remains of a Luzerne County man were discovered in burn barrels along a wooded country road in the Poconos. James Arthur Britton Jr., 35, and Stacy Marie Britton, 46, of Twentynine Palms, California, repeatedly stabbed Edwardsville resident Robert Forrest Roudebush and beat him with a hammer at a Wilkes-Barre home because they thought he had stolen drugs and money, according to a police affidavit filed in Monroe County court.

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  • Knife-wielding man charged with aggravated assault, ...

    Thursday Aug 20 | via The Citizens' Voice 

    Police investigating a report of an attempted robbery arrested a knife-wielding Susquehanna man who they say began fighting and spitting at officers. Matthew Everett Fifth, 34, of 215 Church Road, is facing a litany of charges including aggravated assault, resisting arrest, assault by a prisoner and harassment after his capture at the Gateway Shopping Center in Edwardsville on Tuesday afternoon.

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